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No mascot, no problem

No mascot, no problem

February 12, 2019

We need a new mascot, we don’t need a new mascot. I’ll solve the problem; how about no mascot? Associated Students Inc. launched its web-based mascot search Monday morning, and I’m sure they’ll r...

Beach Weekly Episode 10: The search for a new mascot

Beach Weekly Episode 10: The search for a new mascot

James Chow, Copy Editor

February 8, 2019

Filed under Multimedia, News, Podcasts, Today

For a special 10th edition in the news roundup, this podcast delves into all things related to the Long Beach State mascot, or lack thereof. Beach Weekly host James Chow interviews reporters Perry Continente,...

‘Giraffe 4 Mascot’ campaign reaches new heights

‘Giraffe 4 Mascot’ campaign reaches new heights

Paula Kiley, Multimedia Managing Editor

February 6, 2019

Filed under Arts & Life, Features

The night before the Imagine Beach 2030 online event, two students made their way across campus with a roll of tape and a stack of flyers with “Giraffe 4 Mascot” in bold, black lettering. By morni...

In the search for a new mascot, LBSU is missing the big picture

In the search for a new mascot, LBSU is missing the big picture

February 6, 2019

The conversation over which woodland creature or campus landmark best represents us is a fun and ultimately harmless diversion from the stress of a new term, but it’s still distracting from a larger...

Beach Weekly: Episode 9

Beach Weekly: Episode 9

James Chow and Hannah Getahun

February 1, 2019

Filed under Multimedia, News, Podcasts, Today

James Chow and Hannah Getahun round up this week's news content with special guests Opinions Editor Rachel Barnes and News Editor Austin Brumblay. Stories include the cancellation of Week of Welcome, the...

Senate resolves to remove mascot, appoints senator to board

Senate resolves to remove mascot, appoints senator to board

January 30, 2019

Associated Students Inc. Senate discussed possible methods of sourcing a replacement for Prospector Pete including a school-wide vote during Wednesday night’s meeting. Long Beach State is replaci...

Merchandise of our favorite fuzzy tails relocate in the bookstore

Merchandise of our favorite fuzzy tails relocate in the bookstore

October 10, 2018

A recent Twitter post from Alex Manfredi, Daily 49er assistant sports editor, caused community-wide speculation over the possibility of a squirrel becoming the new mascot for Long Beach State. “So I ...

CSULB Huddle adds to the discussion surrounding Prospector Pete controversy

CSULB Huddle adds to the discussion surrounding Prospector Pete controversy

October 22, 2017

A total of 13 women filled the couches of the Women’s and Gender Equity Center on Thursday in order to discuss mascot Prospector Pete, what he embodied during the gold rush era and how to contextualize his presence on campus. The discussion was hosted by campus organizatio...